be slated for (something)(redirected from are slated for)
be slated for (something)
1. To be planned, scheduled, or organized for something to happen or take place. I was slated for a promotion and a pay raise, but downturns in the economy has put that on hold for now. Their newest album is slated for release in July.
2. To be sharply criticized (by someone) for one's words or actions. I think Henry was just slated by the boss for that printing error in last month's issue—I could hear the yelling through the wall. The actor was rightfully slated his insensitive remarks.
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slated for, be
Be planned or scheduled, as in The history test is slated for Thursday, or He's slated for a second round of auditions. [Late 1800s]
See also: slate
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.